Miley Cyrus Says When She Twerks She Is Just Playing a Character

On the heels of releasing her new "Adore You" video, Miley Cyrus spoke with The New York Times, and she sounds like herself. Annoying. The pop star says she is a feminist, doesn't want to glamorize drugs, didn't turn Joe Jonas onto weed — lolz at the Disney beef — and draws inspiration from Kurt Cobain and at least… » 12/26/13 7:15pm 12/26/13 7:15pm

Billboard Memorializing Mandela Accidentally Uses Pic of Morgan Freeman

An Indian billboard dedicated to the memory of Nelson Mandela accidentally used a photograph of actor Morgan Freeman instead. Freeman played Mandela in the 2009 film Invictus, but the two are not, in fact, the same person (SEE PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE ABOVE)—one of them being the deceased former leader of South Africa,… » 12/20/13 8:00pm 12/20/13 8:00pm

People Are Obsessed with Michelle Obama's 'Not Amused' Face

After Monday's hubbub about First Lady Michelle Obama's bitchy resting face at Nelson Mandela's funeral, the New York Post has lived up to its legacy of wildly offensive covers with this latest, the headline of which implies that FLOTUS was mad at her husband for talking to the "attractive" Prime Minister of Denmark. » 12/11/13 10:50am 12/11/13 10:50am

Mandela Remembered By President Obama at Soweto Memorial

Earlier today, President Obama delivered a fitting speech at the funeral of Nelson Mandela in Soweto, South Africa. Obama drew on the activist’s struggle against apartheid and his fight for social justice, saying that Mandela’s work made his own political career as America’s first black president possible. » 12/10/13 10:20am 12/10/13 10:20am

The Women in Nelson Mandela's Life

Nelson Mandela was no stranger to strength or love and maybe that’s why many of his romantic choices reflected both of these qualities. Also, the man had swag — his proposal to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (above) alone should be dispersed in pamphlet form at college political rallies. As the world celebrates the life of… » 12/06/13 6:00pm 12/06/13 6:00pm

Rick Santorum Uses Mandela's Death To Compare Obamacare to Apartheid

Rick Santorum threw in his two cents on Nelson Mandela's life and works yesterday when he told Bill O'Reilly that just as Mandela fought apartheid, so too does Rick Santorum fight Obamacare. Hoo boy. No. No, Rick Santorum. Obamacare is not like apartheid. That is not how analogies work. Not liking a thing doesn't mean… » 12/06/13 1:20pm 12/06/13 1:20pm